Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery

The Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery says although the National Farmers’ Day will be observed on Friday, November 6, it is not a public holiday.

According to the Sector Minister, Friday, December 4, 2020, which marks Farmers Day, remains the date for the Statutory Public Holiday and would be observed as such throughout the country.

The National Farmers’ Day is usually celebrated on the first Friday of December every year, except in election years when it is held in November.

This year’s event slated for Techiman in the Bono East Region is themed “Agribusiness Development under COVID 19 – Opportunities and Challenges”.

Find the statement from the Interior Ministry below:

The general public is hereby informed that Friday, 6th November 2020 is not a Public Holiday even though the National Farmers’ Day will be observed on that day.

However, Friday, 4th December 2020, which marks Farmers Day, remains a Statutory Public Holiday and would be observed as such throughout the country.

Signed
Ambrose Dery
Minister for Interior

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