The 23-year-old who was making his 22nd top-flight appearance was on hand to help Tayfun Korkut’s men to a massive victory over the league champions.
With five minutes into the outing, Daniel Ginczek opened the scoring for the visitors but Corentin Tolisso levelled the proceedings in the in the 21st minute.
Anastasios Donis then restored the lead to the Swabians, three minutes before half time.
In the 52nd minute, Akolo compounded the woes of their hosts after benefitting from Emiliano Insua’s assist while Ginczek's second sealed the victory three minutes later.
The Congolese featured for 77 minutes before making ways for Jacob Bruun Larsen.
Despite the win, Stuttgart failed to nick a place in the Europa League spot as they finished seventh in the league log.
Akolo ended the campaign this season with six goals in 25 appearances across all competitions.