Source:Ghana Government Portal (Accra)
Posted: Friday, August 3, 2012 Updated: Friday, January 4, 2013
Ghana's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Mohammad Mumuni, has announced that Friday, August 10, 2012, had been declared a one-off non-working statutory public holiday in Ghana to coincide with the upcoming burial of the recently deceased President John Evans Atta Mills.
Three years ago (2009-09-03), President John Evans Atta Mills had issued an Executive Instrument declaring Monday, September 21st, 2009, a one-off official public holiday corresponding to the 100th birthday of the first President of Ghana, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, as he had announced his intention to, shortly after being elected (2009-02-20).
September 21st became an annual non-working public holiday in Ghana, the year after (2010-09-20).
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