Pinaxonline.com has spotted a rare throwback video showing the conditions under which Ghanaians were deported from Nigeria in 1983 as part of the ‘Ghana Must Go’ movement has surfaced on social media. Ghana Must Go, was a popular name given to the migration of illegal Migrants (mostly Ghanaians) from Nigeria following a presidential executive order.
In 1983, the president of Nigeria, Shehu Shagari, issued an executive order mandating immigrants without proper immigration documents to leave the country or they would be arrested according to the law.
Checkout the video below;
Countless families from Ghana that had settled in Nigeria, mostly in search of greener pastures, were forced to pack their belongings in a jute bag that would later be named ‘Ghana Must Go’.