Government Declares June 17th as a Public Holiday

Hon. Henry Quartey who is the Interior Minister has declared that June 17th, 2024 should be observed as a public holiday in the country.

This is because Sunday, June 16, 2024, is Eid-Ul-Adha, a legally recognized public holiday.

Consequently, the nation has also proclaimed Monday, June 17, 2024, as a holiday.

Statement on the Ministry’s website reads:

“The general public is hereby informed that Sunday, 16th June 2024 marks Eid-Ul-Adha which is a Statutory Public Holiday.

However, in view of the fact that 16th June, 2024 falls on a Sunday, 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, 17th June, 2024 as an additional Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country.




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