madimage

Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

News

Eid al-Fitr: Mahama promises extra holiday

2020 Polls: Arm twisting caused NDC's defeat- Mahama

Eid al-Fitr: Mahama promises extra holiday

Former President and National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer has promised that if elected in 2024, he will grant the Muslims in Ghana an extra day off for Eid. He acknowledged the concern that some Muslims miss out on the public holiday at the end of Ramadan due to uncertainties in moon sightings.

Speaking at the 63rd Annual National Conference of the Ghana Muslim Mission in Kumasi on December 29th, H.E Mahama assured that this adjustment would not negatively impact productivity. He emphasized the intention to change the Public Holidays Act in order to maintain the overall number of public holidays in Ghana.

He stated, “We want to address the issue where some of our Muslim community members are unable to enjoy the public holiday at the end of Ramadan due to the 29 or 30-day rule for moon sighting. To accomplish this, we will introduce an additional holiday for the celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr. However, we will make sure that this does not affect productivity by modifying the Public Holidays Act and keeping the same number of public holidays per year in Ghana”.

There is a good reason why you should support the African Editors. Not everyone can afford to pay for news right now. That is why we keep our journalism open for everyone to read, including in Ghana. If this is you, please continue to read for free. But if you are able to, then there are three good reasons to support us today.

1. Our quality, journalism is a scrutinising force at a time when the rich and powerful are getting away with more and more.

2. We are independent and have no billionaire owner pulling the strings, so your money directly powers our reporting.

3. It doesn’t cost much, and takes less time than it took to read this message.

Help power the African Editors' journalism for the years to come, whether with a small sum or a larger one. If you can, please support us on a monthly basis from just 1 Ghana Cedi through mobile money number: 0599896099/ +23359989609 and you can be rest assured that you’re making a big impact every single month in support of open, independent journalism. Thank you.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

You May Also Like

Video

Kagame Tells Europe that Africa Doesn’t Need Adult Supervision but Fair Trade.    There is a good reason why you should support the African...

Video

At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos.

News

Daasebre Oti Boateng introduces Root-Based Model to Akufo-Addo, Bawumia, commends them for 2021 Census & Covid-19 fight Omanhene of New Juaben, Chancellor of All...

Health

Neglected tropical diseases rising in E/R- GHS Eastern Regional Health Directorate says there is disturbing increase in cases of neglected tropical Diseases in the...

Copyright © 2023, Africaneditors.com Ltd was developed by Wordswar Technology & Investment, Inc. Contact us on +233246187160

%d bloggers like this: