President Akufo-Addo in his May Day celebration message acknowledges the effort of organised labour in the development of the country.
International Workers’ Day is observed all over the world to celebrate the effort of workers’ in nation-building.
President Akufo-Addo in a Facebook post said, “We recognise and appreciate the efforts and sacrifices they have made towards the construction of the happy and prosperous Ghana we seek, and, on this day, I say Ayekoo to each one of you.”
But there will be no public celebrations today, May 1, 2020, to mark International Workers’ Day, May Day.
The Trade Union Congress, TUC in the past years will hold a walk on some principal streets in the capital before gathering at the Black Star Square for the celebration.
But due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the TUC has cancelled this year’s celebration but the day will be observed as a public holiday.
In a statement signed by the Secretary-General of the TUC, Dr Yaw Baah, the union indicated that the organized Labour planning committee had planned to hold National May Day parade in Accra and Regional parades in all the regional capitals as part of activities of the 2020 May Day Celebrations.