July 31 declared as a public holiday – Ministry of Interior

The Ministry of Interior has announced Friday, July 31 as a public holiday to commemorate Eid-ul-Adha.

National Chief Imam

Eid-ul-Adha is a the festival of sacrifice for Muslims, which seeks to honour Ibrahim (Abraham) who in an act of obedience, attempted to sacrifice his son.

“The general public is hereby reminded that Friday, July 31, 2020 which marks Eid-ul-Adha is a statutory public holiday and should be observed s such throughout the country,” a statement signed by the sector minister, Ambrose Dery has said.

“The general public is advised to observe the safety protocols associated with the novel coronavirus especially in relation to social events as public places,” the statement added.

Source: Ghanamatters.com