Those who have the opportunity to attend the trials of Karim Meïssa Wade and Khalifa Ababacar Sall will certainly recognize Saya Yerim Thiam. Lawyers in the field of law and defenders of state interests during this historic trial, he is currently in the spotlight because of the choice of place he occupies at Freemasonry in Senegal. Golden place especially because he is the Grand Master at the Grand Lodge of Senegal.
Me Yerim Thiam, the Freemasonry boss is a lawyer registered with the Bar of Senegal since 1975. Son of Doudou Thiam (former minister of the Republic, under President Senghor's regime), he is a candidate for the National Order of lawyers. A lawyer who, 26 years ago, defended President Abdoulaye Wade.
Always talking about Freemasonry, one can awaken, as if to remind, the guarantee of Jean-Michel Quillardet, the Grand Master of the Grand Orient of France who, in an interview published in 2007, said that '' franc- masonry is under full development in Senegal & # 39; '.
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Blaise Diagne Lodge, Jean-Michel Quillardet, who has visited Senegal, welcomed the progress noted in the Teranga country, with young people entering more and more countries. lodges. In an interview published at the time by Astre de Hann, the Sun, he pointed out that since September 2005, the masonry had made progress in Teranga.
"Here (in Senegal) you have three huts. We can say that the number is estimated at 200, even if I do not control the amount. This is a brick pair in full, dynamic development. (…) I notice there are many young people. ( …) This is both a rock and dynamic by civil status, but also and especially because the huts and brothers are in full compliance with the Grand Orient project ".