The day will be marked as the 62nd Independence and will be observed as a statutory holiday throughout the country.

In a statement signed by the Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery, he called on the public to be reminded as such.

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In his State of the Nation address to Parliament last week, President Akufo-Addo announced that the celebration will be held, for the first time, in Tamale.

The celebration will be happening some few months after the President settled the age-long chieftaincy dispute in Dagbon. The conflict has had a debilitating effect on the progress of the region for almost two decades.