- Gobela Faniyakhe, a 50-year-old man, has married six women in one grand ceremony
- The rich man indicates that he spent about R700 000 on the wedding and plans to add 8 more wives
- According to Gobela, there is no timetable by which he goes to bed with his wives because he wants each one to keep expecting him
A 50-year-old South African man, Gobela Faniyakhe who hails from Umhlabuyalingana in Northern KZN, has caused a massive stir by marrying six women in one ceremony.
Adomonline.com reports that the current number was supposed to be eight but two of the women indicated to him that they were not yet ready.
The ladies' man said that he would add the two later during the year. According to the 50-year-old, the ultimate dream is to have 14 wives, which he is working towards.
See photos of the women below:
Gobela goes on to say that he spent a whopping R700 000 on the wedding with the six women, whose names and ages are Sibongile Zikhali (49), Hloniphile Ndlanzi (26), Celiwe Ndlanzi (26), Nikiwe Khumalo (38), Thandi Khumalo (30) and Zanele Shabalala (49).
According to him, all six of his wives together with their 21 children would live with him 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 cheat. They all expect my knock,” Gobela said.
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