Mamoudou Gassama has become a celebrity
Mamoudou Gassama nicknamed the Spiderman of Paris came to limelight after he climbed the city apartment block to reach the helpless child and rescue the baby from death.
The gesture earned him honorary French citizenship after meeting with the president, Emmanuel Macron and also a job with the Paris fire service.
But, after meeting the French president at the Elysee Palace on Monday morning, he was told he would be made a naturalised citizen straight away.
The 22-year-old, who only arrived in the country a few months ago, had already been promised authorities would support his efforts to settle there after a video of his heroics went viral.
Mr Macron personally thanked Mr Gassama, gave him a medal.
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