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Ghana 2012 Eidul-Adha Public Holiday Announced

Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra)
Posted on Monday, October 22, 2012


Ghana's Minister of the Interior, William K. Aboah, has announced that Friday, October 26, 2012, would be a non-working statutory public holiday throughout the country on account of the upcoming Eidul-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice).

In the past, except for last year (2011-08-26), Ghana had either declared Muslim public holidays early (2008-09-25 and 2007-12-15) as do Nigeria and Libya, or on a more middle-of-the-road date that follows the Saudi Arabian announcements (2010-09-07, 2009-09-15, 2008-12-03 and 2007-10-10).


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