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Ghana Declares Additional Public Holiday On December 28

Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra)
Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2020


A statement signed by Ghana's Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery, announces that Ghana's President, Nana Akufo-Addo, had declared Monday, December 28, 2020, as an additional public holiday in Ghana in accordance with section 2 of the Public Holidays and Commemorative Days, 2001 (Act 601) ("The general public is hereby notified that, Saturday, 26th December 2020 marks ‘BOXING DAY’ which is a statutory public holiday.").

The aforementioned announcement goes on to state that: "However, 26th December, 2020 falls on a Saturday and therefore, His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana has by an Executive Instrument (E.I), and in accordance with section 2 of the Public Holidays and Commemorative Days, 2001 (Act 601) declared Monday, 28th December 2020 as an Additional Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country.".

The observance of a public holiday on Monday, December 28, 2020, is in line with the list of 2020 public holidays in Ghana, as announced in the "Statutory Public Holidays And Commemorative Days In The Republic Of Ghana For The Year 2020", released earlier this year (2020-01-05).



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