The Ghana Education Service (GES) has ordered management of basic and second cycle schools to halt preparations for this year’s Independence Day Celebrations, which will fall on march 6.
This was contained is a press release signed by the Deputy Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Mr. Anthony Boateng.
It said due to the directive from the Office of the President to suspend the 64th Independence Anniversary Celebrations, following the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in second wave of the virus, the GES has also instructed Heads of basic and second cycle schools to stop all activities outlined to mark the Day in schools across the country.
“All Regional Directors are to bring the directive to the notice of Metropolitan, Municipal, District Education Directors and Heads of all institutions under their jurisdiction for strict compliance,” it added
The Independence Day is celebrated every 6th March in remembrance of Ghana’s Freedom from the British Colonial Rule.
Juliet Etefe, ISD