Source:Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Monrovia)
Posted: Saturday, March 14, 2015 Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2019
The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has issued a proclamation declaring Sunday, March 15, 2015, as a non-working public holiday to be observed throughout the Republic of Liberia as a national non-working public holiday marking the 206th Birth Anniversary of Liberia's first President Joseph Jenkins Roberts.
In addition, as March 15 falls on a Sunday, in 2015, "the 206th birth anniversary of former President Joseph Jenkins Roberts as a National Holiday is to be observed Monday, March 16, 2015.".
The aforementioned J.J. Roberts public holiday was set aside as an annual non-working public holiday by an Act passed by the Third Session of the 42nd National Legislature of the Republic of Liberia.