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December 27th, 28th Declared Holidays

The Minister for Interior, Hon. Ambrose Dery has announced Monday, December 27, and Tuesday, December 28, holidays.

This is by extension of the Christmas and Boxing days statutory holidays on Saturday, December 25, and Sunday, December 26 respectively.

“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.”

The declaration was made by the president in accordance with the Public Holidays and Commemorative Days Act.

“However, 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”, a statement from the Interior Minister said.

Below is the full statement:

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.

However, 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.

Signed

AMBROSE DERY (MP)

MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR

Issued in Accra this Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Source: opemsuo.com/Hajara Fuseini

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