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Ghana Declares May 3rd Public Holiday

Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra)
Posted: Thursday, April 29, 2021


Ghana's Minister of Interior of Ghana, Ambrose Dery, has issued a communique announcing that President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, had declared Monday, May 3, 2021, as a non-working public holiday, as the annual, May 1st, Workers’ Day public holiday of Ghana, falls on a Saturday in 2021.

The aforementioned announcement states that "The general public is hereby notified that Saturday, 1st May, 2021 marks May Day (Workers’ Day) which is a Statutory Public Holiday" and goes on to add "However, in view of the fact that 1st May, 2021 falls on a Saturday, 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, 3rd May, 2021 as an additional Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country".

The above is in line with the list of 2021 public holidays in Ghana, as announced, earlier this year (2021-01-04).



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