December 27, January 2 declared public holidays

Tuesday, 27 December, 2016 and Monday, January 2, 2017 have been declared public holidays by the Ministry of Interior.

This is because the statuory holidays of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day fall on Sundays.

“Monday, 26th December, 2016, Tuesday, 27th December, 2016 and Monday, 2nd January, 2017 are public holidays and should be observed as such throughout the country,” noted in a statement.

Find below the statement from the Interior Ministry

DECLARATION OF MONDAY, 26TH DECEMBER, 2016, TUESDAY, 27TH DECEMBER, 2016, AND MONDAY, 2ND JANUARY, 2017 AS PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

The general public is hereby reminded that Sunday, 25th December, 2016 (Christmas Day), Monday 26th December, 2016 (Boxing Day) and Sunday, 1st January, 2017 (New Year’s Day) are Statutory Public Holidays.

It is noted, however, that, 25th December, 2016 (Christmas Day) and 1st January, 2017 (New Year’s Day) both fall on Sundays, in view of that, His Excellency, the President, has by Executive Instrument (EI) declared Tuesday, 27th December, 2016 and Monday, 2nd January, 2017 as public holidays.

Monday, 26th December, 2016, Tuesday, 27th December, 2016 and Monday, 2nd January, 2017 are public holidays and should be observed as such throughout the country.

Signed: PROSPER D. K. BANI

MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR

 

Released in Accra this Tuesday, 20th December, 2016.

 

 

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