July 1st No Longer Public Holiday

President Akufo Addo has assented to the Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2019. This means July 1 is no longer a public holiday

This was in a statement signed and issued by the Minister of Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery yesterday.
It added: “The Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2019, (Act 986) states, Statutory Public Holidays and Commemorative days, which are African Union Day- 25th May and Republic Day- 1st July.
Whilst the Public holidays would be observed as such, the commemorative days would only be observed but not as holidays.

Public Holidays:
New Year’s Day- 1st January

Constitution Day- 7th January

Independence Dy- 6th March

Good Friday

Easter Monday

Eid-Al-Adha (Hajj)

Eid-Al-Fitr (Ramadan)

Workers’ Day- 1st May

Founders’ Day -4th August

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day- 21st September

Farmers Day- 1st Friday in December

Christmas Day- 25th December

Boxing Day- 26th December

Commemorative days

African Union Day- 25th May

Republic Day- 1st July



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