By Lamin Njie

Top Senegalese musician Youssour Ndour has confirmed he will attend The Fatu Network Heroes Awards 2019.

On 14 March 2020, 1000 people drawn from corporate Gambia, Senegal, Sierra Leone and elsewhere will gather at Coco Ocean for the initial The Fatu Network Heroes Awards.

The chief executive officer of The Fatu Network Fatu Camara met top Senegalese musician Youssour Ndour who confirmed he will be attending the event.

Mr Ndour told Ms Camara he would accord the event his full backing – pledging that his media group, GFM, will partner with The Fatu Network by providing live coverage.

The Fatu Network Heroes Awards is an annual awards event that honors inspiring personalities. The event recognizes individuals who work tirelessly and selflessly for their country and communities through their respective industries and initiatives.

Individuals from different walks of life across all key sectors and from different segments of the wider society will be honoured.