It might come as a surprise that installing the latest Go release does not automatically upgrade Go on your system.
If you are upgrading from an older version of Go, you must first remove the existing version as mentioned here: Uninstalling previous version of Go
However, even after performing these steps - you might be able to execute the
To fix this issue, do
go clean -i all. This automatically remove the previous
go binary from the system
After removing Go, you can reinstall it with the latest package. And check the latest version with