The Ministry of the Interior Ghana, Mr Prosper Bani has declared Tuesday,  27th December 2016 and Monday, 2nd January 2017 as public holidays in Ghana. This is because the both Christmas and New year (1st Jan. 2017) falls on Sunday.

President John Dramani Mahama

Mr Prosper Bani, made the statement below on behalf of President John Dramani Mahama

“In view of that, His Excellency, the President, has by Executive Instrument (EI) declared Tuesday, 27th December, 2016 and Monday, 2nd January, 2017 as public holidays,”  …Monday, 26th December, 2016, Tuesday, 27th December, 2016 and Monday, 2nd January, 2017 are public holidays and should be observed as such throughout the country,” ~ Mr Prosper Bani