The government of Ghana has declared April 10th, 2020, and April 13, 2020, a public holiday. The communication was made by the interior minister Ambrose Dery. The holiday is set to mark both Good Friday and Easter Monday which form the Easter celebration.
During this period Christians celebrate the suffering and death of Jesus Christ to wash away their sins. According to the statement from the interior minister: “The General Public is hereby reminded that Friday, April 10th, 2020 and Monday, 13th April 2020 which mark Good Friday and Easter Monday respectively, are Statutory Public Holidays and should be observed as such throughout the country.”