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Nigeria calls this bag ‘Ghana Must Go’, see what America, Germany and Guyana call it

In America, it is called “ChinaTown”. In Germany, it is called “Tuekenkoffer” which is translated as “Turkish Suitcase” and Guyana is widely known as “Guyanese Samsonite”, this could be as a result of its thickness




Now that we have known the foregoing, let us learn.

1. What is Ghana Must Go?

2. And what brought about the Ghana Must Go in the lexicon of the short history of Nigeria?

1. ‘Ghana must go’ is that huge cheap chequered bags or matted woven nylon with zips.

2. In the late 1983, Nigerian government under Shehu Shagari ordered that more than a million of west African migrants living in Nigeria to leave within a short notice.




Unfortunately, the Ghanaians were of the majority, as they used the BAG to park their properties they could to depart Nigeria for Ghana in the late 1983. That was how the bag later became known as Ghana Must Go.

This was a period when Nigerian economy was sitting on the edge of decline and Naira devalued after Shehu Shagari accepting terms and conditions that came with SAP (structural adjustment programme).













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