EID-AL-ADHA: Interior Ministry Declares July 31 As Public Holiday

The Minister for Interior, Ambrose Dery has declared August 31 as a public holiday.

According to him, the day has been set aside for the Muslim community in Ghana to celebrate their Eid-Al-Adha hence the public holiday.

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In a statement signed by him, it said "The general public is hereby reminded that Friday, July 31, 2020 which marks Eid-Al-Adha is a statutory public holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country"

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He further advised the public to ensure that they observe the safety protocols associated with the novel coronavirus.

The Minister tasked Muslims to make it a priority to ensure social distancing among themselves at social events at public places.

Below is a release:

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith