Monday, September 23, 2019, has been declared by Government as a Public Holiday for the commemoration of the memorial day of the first Ghanaian democratically elected President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, a statement from the office of the Interior Minister has said.
The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in conformity with the Executive Instrument (EI) made the declaration for the holiday which originally falls on a weekend, Saturday, to be shifted to Monday and to be observed throughout the country.
Read the statement below
Declaration of Monday, 23rd September 2019 As A Public Holiday
The general public is hereby reminded that Saturday, 21st September 2019 which marks Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day, is a statutory Public Holiday.
However, in view of the fact that 21st September 2019 falls on a Saturday, His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana has by Executive Instrument (E.I)’ declared Monday, 23rd September 2019 as an additional Public Holiday to be observed as Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day throughout the country.
Ambrose Dery (Mp)
Minister For The Interior
Issued in Accra on Wednesday, 18th September 2019