The President has declared Election Day, 7th December as a public holiday by an Executive Instrument.
The is according to a statement signed by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin.
This decision was taken following the submission of a proposal to the President by the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs. Jean Mensa, the statement noted.
It stated that the proposal has the blessing of the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC).
By this directive, 4th December which was supposed to be observed as a statutory public holiday will no longer be observed.
Read the full statement below: