wice voted « best student of the year » in Senegal, 20-year-old Diary Sow has not heard from her since January 4, while on French soil. Her disappearance, which has plunged Senegal into anxiety, prompted Senegalese President Macky Sall to react.
A sophomore student in the second year of preparatory classes at the Lycée Louis le Grand in Paris, France, the Senegalese Diary Sow did not return from the Christmas vacations to resume classes, like everyone else, on January 11. Having noted the absence of the best Senegalese student in 2018 and 2019, the administration of the school immediately tried to find out more.
Thus it contacted the university residence of the young Senegalese, located in the 13th Arrondissement of Paris. There again, no news. The affair is all the more worrying since Diary Sow, according to those in charge of the university residence, has not badged since January 4. Since that date, no news of her.
« We were notified on Thursday, January 7 at around 3:00 pm. At 6 p.m., we went to the police station of the 8th Arrondissement to file a complaint for a disturbing disappearance. An investigation was launched that Thursday, » said the Consul General, who was contacted by the school.
For his part, the President of Senegal, Macky Sall, asked his diplomatic services « that all necessary steps be taken to find our compatriot as soon as possible. An investigation into the « disturbing disappearance of a major » has been entrusted to the brigade de répression de la délinquance contre la personne (BRDP) of the Paris Judicial Police.
In a press release, Serigne Mbaye Thiam, current Minister of Water and Sanitation and former Senegalese Minister of National Education, who is also the godfather of Diary Sow, insisted that « her disappearance is causing a great deal of emotion in public opinion because she is a young girl who was already in the spotlight because of her results ».