Source:Presidency Office (Freetown)
Posted: Thursday, February 2, 2012
The Government of Sierra Leone has announced that the date of the upcoming non-working public holiday for the Milad An-Nabi (Prophet's Birthday) would be Saturday, February 4, 2012.
The aforementioned statement goes on to state that Monday, February 6, 2012, would also be observed as a national public holiday in Sierra Leone, as February 4, 2012, is on a weekend.
A similar declaration of a day in lieu public holiday was made at the end of last year (2011-11-03), when the Government of Sierra Leone announced that Monday, November 7, 2011, would automatically be observed as a national public holiday in Sierra Leone, as the 6th of November, 2011, the date of then upcoming Eid-Ul-Adah, was a Sunday.
Links and References
Below are links to the news stories referred to in the above "Sierra Leone Extra Public Holiday February 6" news story, as well as links to subsequents news stories which refer to the present news story.