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Ghana Declares Additional Public Holidays December 27 and 28

Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra)
Posted: Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Ghana's Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery, has announced the dates of the upcoming 2021 annual Christmas public holidays of Ghana.

The aforementioned statement begins with "The general public is hereby notified that Saturday, 25th December and Sunday, 26th December, 2021 mark Christmas Day and Boxing Day respectively which are Statutory Public Holidays" but then goes on to add that "in view of the fact that 25th December and 26th December, 2021 fall on a Saturday and a Sunday respectively, His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana, has by Executive Instrument (E.I), in accordance with Section 2 of the Public Holidays and Commemorative Days Act, (Act 601) declared Monday, 27th December and Tuesday, 28th December, 2021 as additional Public Holidays and should be observed as such throughout the country".

The declaration of Monday and Tuesday, December 27-28, 2021, as public holidays is in line with the list of 2021 public holidays in Ghana, as announced in the "Statutory Public Holidays And Commemorative Days In The Republic Of Ghana For The Year 2021", released earlier this year (2021-01-04).

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