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Bénin Declares August 2 Public Holiday

Source: Site Officiel du président Béninois Boni Yayi (Cotonou)
Posted: Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Most recent follow-up news item: January 2, 2022

A spokesman for President Boni Yayi, Marcel de Souza, has announced to the media that Tuesday, August 2, 2011, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée).

As per the aforementioned announcement, the declaration of Tuesday, August 2, 2011, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Bénin, was decided to give some respite those who that traveled from remote areas to the August 1st Independence Day celebrations held in Natitingou this year.

The declaration of such one-off non-working public holidays in Bénin are not uncommon (2011-03-10, 2011-01-24, and 2010-05-12).

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