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Ghana 2011 Eid al-Adha Public Holidays Announced

Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra)
Posted on Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The President of Ghana, John Evans Atta Mills, has issued an Executive Instrument which declares Monday, November 7, 2011, as an additional non-working public holiday for the upcoming Eidul Adha (Feast of Sacrifice).

The aforementioned release, signed by the Minister for the Interior, Benjamin Kunbour, points out that Sunday, November 6, 2011, is the actual date and public holiday for the Eidul Adha (the general public is hereby reminded that Sunday 6th November, 2011 which marks the celebration of Eidul Adha is a Statutory Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country).

The Presidential release then goes on to announce that "in view of the fact that 6th November, 2011 falls on a Sunday His Excellency the President has by Executive Instrument declared Monday 7th November, 2011 as a Public Holiday and it should be observed as such".

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