Monday, September 23, 2019 has officially been declared a public holiday by Government.

The announcement which was made through a statement signed by the Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery indicated that the day is in commemoration of the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day which falls on Saturday, September 21, 2019.

The statement stressed that, “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 declared Monday, 23rd September, 2019 as an Additional Public Holiday to be observed as Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day throughout the country,”

“The general public is hereby reminded that Saturday, 21st September, 2019 which marks Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day, is a statutory Public Holiday,” the statement added.

Below is the full statement from the Interior Ministry: