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Ghana Asked To Restore June 4 Public Holiday
 
(Posted on Monday, April 6, 2009)

Source: GNA (Accra)

A youth group with links to the ruling NDC has appealed to President John Evans Atta Mills to consider bringing back the June 4 public holiday.

The June 4 public holiday, marking the date of the 1979 coup that brought former president, Jerry Rawlings to power, was canceled in 2001 (01-Jun-2001).

It seems unlikely that the new Mills administration will revert to this date as a public holiday, particularly as one of the first announcements of the newly-elected President Mills was to announce a long-awaited public holiday honoring Ghana's first President, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah (20-Feb-2009).

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 2001-06-01: Ghana Cancels June 4 Public Holiday


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