How 'Ghana Must Go' bag turned into high-time fashion across the world

It all began in the 1980s when hundreds of immigrants, mostly Ghanaians became hot in Nigeria, and hurriedly stuffed their belongings after given short notice to leave the country [Nigeria], the stripped bag most Ghanaians used as the symbol of the exodus became known as 'Ghana Must Go.

Ghana Must Go (Photo credit BBC)

Pulse Ghana

The bag recognised around the world is in either blue-white and red-white varieties and this once-nameless bag in West Africa has long been known especially popular in markets.

Presently 'Ghana Must Go' is widely used both in Ghana and Nigeria with different colours, designs, and sizes.

'Ghana Must Go' design is even used to design skirts, jackets, modern bags, shoes.


Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or: