Colette Senghor, the widow of former Senegalese president has passed away.
The wife of the former president, Leopold Sedar Senghor is no longer of this world.  She gave up the ghost this Monday November 18, 2019 two days to her 94 years of age. She died in her home in Verson in Normandy. She joins her husband Léopold Sédar Senghor, who died on December 20, 2001 at the age of 95.
Colette Senghor was a woman in the shadow, a sentry for the president. Remembered by the mayor of Verson,  Michel Marie,’ says, “she participated greatly in the local life of the population for nearly fifty years.” The couple had settled permanently in the Calvados Municipality, located near Caen, in the early 80s after having stayed there regularly during holidays. The woman “lived in serenity and peace after being sick for six years,” says the elected representative.
Recall that Léopold Sédar Senghor was for more than twenty years, from 1960 to 1980, President of the Republic of Senegal. He is an adulterated intellectual, and his writings and ideas are introduced into schools in Africa and beyond. Information about the tributes that will be returned to him will be communicated later “writes the town hall in a statement. Before adding: “the testimonials of condolences can be addressed to mairie@ville-verson.fr or on the registrar opened at Espace Senghor.