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Liberian Public Holiday January 16

Source: Liberia Broadcasting System (Monrovia)
Posted: Friday, January 13, 2012
Most recent follow-up news item: November 15, 2021


The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has issued a Proclamation declaring Monday, January 16, 2012 as a non-working national public holiday, to be observed throughout the Republic of Liberia.

The aforementioned declaration of Monday, January 16, 2012 as a non-working national public holiday, to be observed throughout the Republic of Liberia, was mad to allow Liberians to attend or watch President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf being sworn into a second term as President of Liberia.

Last summer (2011-08-09), the Government of Liberia, had announced declared Tuesday, August 23, 2011, as a one-off non-working public holiday on account of the National Constitutional Referendum to be held on that date.

And at the beginning of last year (2011-01-28), Monday, January 31, 2011, was declared a non-working national public holiday "to afford all eligible Liberians the opportunity to register to enable them to vote" in the January 31, 2011, constitutional referendum.

Prior to 2011, elections-related public holidays were also common in Liberia (2009-11-23 and 2009-11-09).



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