Good News As Akufo Addo Declares 6th, 8th March As Holidays

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The document available in the Ghanaian media and seen by PAULLINGUAL.COM has it that two days have been set aside as holidays for Ghanaians.

This is in line with the independence day celebration often observed by the citizens of Ghana, as they remember when the country attained independence from colonial masters.

The Government of Ghana (GoG) has declared Saturday, 6th March 2021 which marks Independence Day as a statutory public holiday, the Akufo-Addo’s Representative at Interior Ministry, Ambrose Dery has announced.


The Ministry of Interior in a blog post sighted indicated Monday 8th March 2021 is also a holiday in view of the fact that 6th March 2021 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, 2001 (Act 601) declared Monday, 8th March 2021 as a Public Holiday,” the Interior Ministry stated in the post.

Members of the general public are urged to observed the stated dates as a public holiday throughout the country.


This year’s Independence Day parade has been suspended amid the outbreak of the locally transmitted coronavirus pandemic.

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