February 1 declared national thanksgiving day
President John Evans Atta Mills in consultation with the leadership of the Ghanaian clergy has declared Sunday February 1 as a national day of prayer and thanksgiving for the recent peaceful and successful elections.
In view of this, there would be special Moslem prayers under the auspices of the national Chief Imam Nuhu Sharebutu on Friday January 30 at the Abossey Okai Mosque at 12 noon, a statement signed from the Presidency said on Tuesday.
The interdenominational service would take place on Sunday February 1 at the Independence square at 1400 hours.
The service is on the theme: “Uniting Ghana through Christ.”
The statement reminded the general public that political party colours would not be allowed at the event.