Yes, business travel can be safe in Senegal, however security measures should be considered.  Petty crimes and serious organized crime is a concern.  Foreign visitors should remain aware at Leopold Sedar International Airport,  illegal taxis collecting travelers for extortion is possible.

Having a team of security specialists meet you at the airport will significantly reduce the risk.  A security driver will always clearly identify themselves.  Ensure their details match the information you have been provided.