Government declares Monday, January 3 public holiday

The government of Ghana has through the Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery, declared Monday, January 3, 2022, a public holiday.Ambrose Dery,

This is to commemorate New Year Day which falls on a weekend this year and is a statutory holiday,

The Interior Ministry made the announcement in a press statement on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, via its website.

The declaration is in accordance with Section 2 of the Public Holidays and Commemorative Days Act (Act 601), included Monday, January 3.

“The general public is hereby notified that Saturday, 1st January, 2022 marks New Year’s Day which is a Statutory Public Holiday,” part of the statement said.

“However, in view of the fact that 1st January, 2022 falls on a Saturday, 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, 3rd January, 2022 as an additional Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country.”


By: Bernard Ralph Adams | | Ghana

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