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Ghana Rules Out September 22 Public Holiday
 
(Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2009)

Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra)

Ghana's Secretary at the Office of the Interior Minister, Cecelia Pearl Agbezudor, has re-stated that only Monday, September 21, 2009, had been declared a public holiday, for both the celebration of Dr Kwame Nkrumah's birthday and the Eid-ul Fitr celebration.

Secretary Agbezudor was reacting to numerous claims and counter claims on some radio stations in Accra stating that Tuesday September 22 was also a holiday in addition Monday, September 21.

Earlier this week, Ghana's Minister of the Interior, Cletus Avoka, had issued a statement declaring Monday, September 21, 2009, a statutory public holiday on account of this year's Eid-ul Fitr celebration (15-Sep-2009), while the Founder's Day public holiday, commemorating the birth of Ghana's First President, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, announced last year (20-Feb-2009) was officially confirmed at the beginning of this month (03-Sep-2009).

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