A rich 50-year-old man has caused a massive uproar on social media after the news about him marrying six(6) beautiful women in a grand ceremony went viral.
The man identified as Gobela Faniyakhe from Umhlabuyalingana, northern KZN in South Africa according to him was supposed to marry eight(8) instead but two of the women had to postpone because they were not yet ready.
Mr. Gobela ‘the strong man’ aims at marrying fourteen(14) wives and plans to marry the other two in June and then take six more early next year.
He revealed that he spent over R700 000 translated in Ghc 2,46212.88 preparing for the wedding, including lobola for Sibongile Zikhali (49), Hloniphile Ndlanzi (26), Celiwe Ndlanzi (26), Nikiwe Khumalo (38), Thandi Khumalo (30) and Zanele Shabalala (49).
According to the rich man, all the six wives together with their 21 children would reside with him and in the same house.
Hloniphile, one of the youngest of the wives who is 26, spoke in an interview saying, “We were excited when baba broke the news to us [about the marriage]. We couldn’t wait for the big day and thank our ancestors the function went well”.
As for the sleeping arrangements with his wives, the man said he doesn’t have a timetable. “No one knows where I’m going to sleep, so I keep them guessing. I do this so none one of the wives cheats. They all expect my knock,” Gobela said.