The request was opened in France after the disappearance of Senegalese student Diary Sow


Known as “Senegal’s best student” and very popular in his home country, Diary Sow has not been seen or heard from since January 4. An investigation has been opened in France, where Sow is a student at Paris’ prestigious Lycée Louis-le-Grand. , into her disturbing disappearance.

The 20-year-old is in his second year at the elite French preparatory school in central Paris. She did not show up after the Christmas weekend.

“She is a punctual student, very serious, and the warning went quickly. No one had seen her; she was not in her apartment” in a student dormitory in Paris, Henry Sarr, a member of one of the Senegalese student associations who raised alarms on social media , told AFP.

The consul for Senegal in Paris reported that Sow was missing on January 7 and the police began a worrying disappearance investigation, says a source close to the case.

The consular website has posted a message about a missing person with the young woman’s photograph and invites everyone who has information to call +33 7 85 93 32 11 or write to

Solidarity in Senegal

“Neither her parents, her friends nor her supervisor or the embassy have had any news,” said Daouda Mbaye, a member of the Senegalese community in Paris who organized the distribution of leaflets for missing persons to help find Sow in Paris 13th. arrondissement. , where she lives.

The Senegalese press has been reporting on the disappearance of Sows for several days and some Senegalese have taken their photo as their avatar on the Whatsapp platform for instant messaging.

Diary Sow was named “Senegal’s best student” in 2018 and 2019. She authored a novel “Le Visage d’un Ange”, published last year.

( Jowharwith AFP)