Source:Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou)
Posted on Sunday, January 7, 2018
Late Friday night, the Ministry of Labour of the government of Benin released a communiqué announcing that Wednesday, January 10, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in the Bénin for the "célébration des cultes endogènes" (traditional religions day).
The aforementioned declaration of Wednesday, January 10, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in the Bénin for the traditional religions day ("Le 10 janvier, date consacrée au Bénin à la célébration des cultes endogènes, a été déclaré journée fériée, chômée et payée"), is in line with the expected soon to be released list of annual non-working public holidays in the Benin for the calendar year 2018, as well as that for 2017, as announced by the government of Benin, early last year (2017-02-11), as well as with the "loi n°90-019 du 27 juillet 1990 fixant les fêtes légales en République du Bénin", in which the "traditional religions day" was added to the list of Bénin's annual public holidays at the behest of then President Nicéphore Soglo.
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