Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery
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May 3 declared a public holiday

The Ministry of the Interior has declared Monday, May 3, 2021 as Public Holiday.

This Saturday, May 1, 2021, will mark May Day, (Workers’ Day) which is observed annually as a Statutory Public Holiday

Because it will fall on a non-working day, the holiday has been pushed to Monday to give all workers a day to rest.

This was contained in a press release signed by sector ministry Ambrose Dery.

Below is a press release:

DECLARATION OF MONDAY, 3RD MAY, 2021 AS A PUBLIC HOLIDAY

The general public is hereby notified that Saturday, 1st May 2021 marks May Day (Workers’ Day) which is a Statutory Public Holiday.

However, in view of the fact that 1st May 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, (Act 601) declared Monday, 3rd May 2021 as an additional Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country.

Signed

AMBROSE DERY (MP)

MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR

Issued in Accra this Thursday, 29th April, 2021

Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo

Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo

Journalist

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