Eid-ul-Adha: August 12 declared public holiday

Thursday, 7 August 2019

Monday, 12 August 2019 has been declared a public holiday. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Thursday, 8 August 2019 and signed by the Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery.

The statement said: “The general public is hereby reminded that Sunday 11 August 2019 which marks ‘Eid-ul-Adha’, has been declared a statutory Public Holiday.

“However, in view of the fact that 11 August 2019 falls on a Sunday, His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana has by Executive Instrument (E.I), declared Monday, 12 August 2019 as an additional Public Holiday to be observed as such throughout the country.”