President Nana Akufo-Addo Declares March 8th As A Public Holiday
The President of Ghana, Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo Addo has declared March 8th, 2021 as a public holiday.
This was revealed through the Ministry of Interior on their official website as it tells Ghanaians to observe it as such.
This is in view of the fact that the 6th March Independence Day falls on Satrurday.
Read The Statement below:
The general public is hereby notified that Saturday, 6th March 2021 marks Independence Day which is a Statutory Public Holiday.
However, because 6th March 2021 falls on a Saturday, His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana, has by Executive Instrument (E.I), by section 2 of the Public Holidays and Commemorative Days Act, 2001 (Act 601) declared Monday, 8th March 2021 as a Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country.