Canada-based Nigerian lawyer Ayokunle Odekunle loses battle to cancer

Social media users mourn as a renowned Nigerian lawyer based in Canada, Ayokunle Odekunle loses life after succumbing to stage 4 cancer.

The news of the lawyer’s passing was announced on the microblogging platform, X, where he was notable for his professional tips.

Announcing his demise on Saturday, one X user, @KayceeMaduYEG, tweeted, “It is with profound sadness that I bring to you that our dear brother, friend, and colleague Ayokunle Odekunle, @oddy4real, lost his courageous battle with stage 4 cancer.”

According to reports, Odekunle served as a solicitor and barrister at Queck & Associates Law Office in Alberta, Canada.

He was a graduate of the University of Ibadan in Oyo State in 2011 with a law degree, Odekunle was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 2012. In 2023, he received a call to the Alberta Bar.

Having worked at Nigeria’s leading commercial litigation firm, Kenna Partners, Odekunle gained a reputation as a successful litigator, representing multiple global corporations in high-profile lawsuits in Nigeria, all of which he won.

Ayokunle’s legal practice focused on various areas, including family law, immigration, wills and estates, and general litigation.

Odekunle is survived by his spouse and children.

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