The Minister of Interior Ambrose Dery has declared Monday, July 11, 2022, as a public holiday.
The declaration forms part of the Eid-ul-Adha celebration which will fall on Saturday, July 9, 2022.
The Minister in the statement said the declaration of the holiday is in accordance with Public Holidays and Commemorative Days Act, 2001 (601).
Read the statement below
The general public is hereby informed that Saturday, 9th July 2022 marks ‘Eid-ul–Adha’ which is a Statutory Public Holiday.
However, 9th July, 2022 falls on a Saturday and therefore, His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana has by an Executive Instrument (EI), and in accordance with section 2 of the Public Holidays and Commemorative Days Act, 2001 (601) declared Monday, 11th July, 2022 as a Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country.
AMBROSE DERY (MP)
MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR
Issued in Accra this day, 6th July, 2022.