President Paul Biya has signed a decree yesterday Friday December 30, 2016, declaring Monday, January 2, 2017 a public holiday.This is because of the New Year celebration celebrated every January 1st.This year’s falls on a Sunday which is not a working day. Therefore, the following day is a holiday. Paul Biya has applied the law of 7 December 1973, which establishes the system of legal festivals in our country and which states that when a civil holiday is celebrated on a Sunday, the following day is assimilated to this holiday.
By this decree therefore, workers will go back to work on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. On that note the 237Xclusive team will like to wish you all a happy and prosperous new year filled with many blessings.