Monday August 5 declared public holiday


President Akufo-Addo has declared Monday, August 5, 2019, as a public holiday to be observed all over the country.

The holiday which marks the Founders Day falls on Sunday, August 4, 2019.

However, the President by Executive Instrument (E.I) has moved the holiday to Monday, August 5, 2019.

According to a release signed by the Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery, the general public is being reminded to take note of the upcoming holiday, August 5

A new Public Holidays Amendment Bill, 2018, was laid in Parliament by the Minister of the Interior, Ambrose Dery, and passed to amend the Public Holiday Act, 2001 in 2018.

The new amendment bill quashed three public holidays and introduced two new holidays.

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