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Just In: July 1st No Longer A Public Holiday

Ghanaian Public Holidays
Ghanaian Public Holidays

The Republic Day of July 1st is no longer a public holiday following President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s assent to the Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2019. A statement signed and issued by the Minister of Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery on Wednesday, May 8 announced that President Akufo-Addo assented to the new Act on April 16, 2019.

“The President of Republic of Ghana, His Excellency, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo assented to the Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2019, (Act 986) on 16th April, 2019,” it said.

It added: “The Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2019, (Act 986) states, Statutory Public Holidays and Commemorative days

List of Ghanaian 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

Whilst the Public holidays would be observed as such, the commemorative days would only be observed but not as holidays.

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