A press release signed by the Minister for the Interior, Hon. Ambrose Dery has declared Tuesday, September 21, 2021, a statutory public holiday according to the Public Holidays (Amendment) Act, 2019, Act 986.

The release explained that the statutory holiday on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, will mark the Kwame Nkrumah memorial day and should be observed across the country.

This marks the third observation of the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day after the amendment of the public holidays’ Act in 2019.

21st September is a day set aside to remember and honour Ghana’s first President, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, who earlier was Prime Minister and Africa’s foremost champion of continental unity and liberation of the black race.

The day is usually marked with lectures and events to commemorate the achievements and legacy of Dr Nkrumah.

Evans Awaitey

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