Source:Site Officiel du président Béninois Boni Yayi (Cotonou)
Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Updated: Tuesday, April 5, 2016
The government of Benin, through its "ministre du travail et de la fonction publique", Aboubacar Yaya, has declared Friday, March 4, 2016, as a non-working public holiday in Bénin ("la journée du vendredi 04 Mars 2016 est déclarée chomée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming Presidential elections that will be held on Sunday, March 6, 2016.
The aforementioned declaration of Friday, March 4, 2016, as a non-working public holiday in Bénin on account of the upcoming Presidential elections, is in addition to the previously-announced list of annual non-working public holidays in the Benin for the calendar year 2016, as announced by the government of Benin, earlier this year (2016-02-24).
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