Monday declared ‘additional’ public holiday

General News of Tuesday, 22 December 2020

Source: Class FM

Ambrose Dery, the Minister of the Interior Ambrose Dery, the Minister of the Interior

The Ministry for the Interior has declared Monday, 28 December 2020 as a public holiday.

A statement signed by sector minister Ambrose Dery on Tuesday, 22 December 2020, indicated that President Nana Akufo-Addo made the declaration by an Executive Instrument (E.I), and in accordance with section 2 of the Public Holidays and Commemorative Days, 2001 (Act 601).

This, according to the statement, is because 26 December 2020, which is ‘Boxing Day’, is a statutory public holiday that falls on a Saturday.

Therefore, it becomes necessary for Monday, 28 December 2020 to be observed as an additional public holiday.

Read the full statement below:

DECLARATION OF MONDAY, 28TH DECEMBER 2020 AS AN ADDITIONAL HOLIDAY

Dec 22, 2020

The general public is hereby notified that, Saturday, 26th December 2020 marks ‘BOXING DAY’ which is a statutory public holiday.

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

Signed:

AMBROSE DERY (MP)

MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR

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