Sunshine Stars responded swiftly in the 12th minute courtesy of Sikiru Alimi who dribbled his way into the Wikki area before firing past Ibrahim.
The first half ended 1-1 as Jide Fatokun and Sunday Emmanuel missed separate chances to put Sunshine Stars up.
On the resumption of the second half, Coach Henry Abiodun made a like-for-like change with Franklin Sasere replacing Yahuza Bala as the Akure landlords continued their search for a second goal.
The substitution did pay off and Sunshine Stars grabbed the winning goal in the 73rd minute courtesy of Franklin Sasere’s header.
Sunshine Stars could have gotten a third few minutes later, but Dayo Ojo’s low shot hit the woodwork and the game finished 2-1.
Sunshine Stars’ next trip on matchday 18 will be in Uyo against Akwa United while Wikki Tourists will host Rivers United as the mid season break approaches.