Gov't announces July 1 as public holiday

Gov't announces July 1 as public holiday

The Ministry of Interior has reminded the general public that Friday, July 1, 2016, is a public holiday.

On July 1, 1960, Ghana was declared a republic with Dr Kwame Nkrumah as the country's first president.

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The day has since been declared a statutory public holiday and is observed as such every year.

A statement signed by the minister, Prosper Bani, said the day should be observed as such throughout the country.

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