July, 20 declared public holiday to mark Eid-ul-Adha celebrations


Tuesday, July 20, has been declared as a public holiday by government.

The holiday is to mark the celebration of Eid-ul-Adha also known as the Festival of Sacrifices.

The Festival commemorates the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to obey Allah’s command to sacrifice his son.

A press release signed by the Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, called for the observance of the public holiday throughout the country by Ghanaians.

“The general public is hereby informed that Tuesday, 20th July 2021, which marks Eid-ul-Adha, is a statutory public holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country,” the statement read.

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