Independence Day Is Statutory Holiday

This year’s Independence Day which falls on Thursday, March 6, 2014, has been declared a statutory public holiday.

It is an anniversary marking Ghana’s 57 years of freedom from the colonial rule.

A statement signed by the Minister of Interior, Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, said the day is a statutory public holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country.

The celebration will be marked with a march past and displays by students at the various regional and district capitals during which the regional ministers and metropolitans, municipal and district chief executives will preside over.

The President, Mr John Dramani Mahama, is expected to preside over the celebration at the Independence Square in Accra.