The Government of Ghana through the Interior Ministry has officially declared Friday, July 31, 2020, as a statutory public holiday.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery.
The holiday is to mark the celebration of Eid-al-Adha by Muslims across the country.
“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,” the statement read.
The Minister for Interior, however, advised the general public to observe all the necessary COVID-19 safety protocols.
“The general public is advised to observe the safety protocols associated with the novel coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) especially in relation to social events at public places.”
Below is a copy of the full statement:
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