The third Wednesday in September 2022 has been designated as a legal holiday.
Ambrose Dery, the interior minister, proclaimed the day off in honor of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first president.
In a statement released on Monday, September 19, 2022, the Ministry asked all citizens to observe the day as such all around the nation.
In the statement, Mr. Dery said that “the day is to be observed as such in all sections of the country.”
The occasion commemorates Dr. Nkrumah’s birth.
Dr. Nkrumah was a theorist, politician, and political revolutionist.
Founder’s Day was the name of the holiday prior to the Public Holiday Amendment Bill becoming law in March 2019.
Read the statement below: