- AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo is back in office and it seems as if the perks are raining down upon him
- The Eastern Cape government has gifted the king with a brand new ride
- In addition to this, the convicted royal will also enjoy R1.2 million salary and even a R10 000 petrol allowance
King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo was in prison this time last year but his luck has definitely turned around.
The abaThembu ruler has officially resumed his duties as king thanks to the Eastern Cape government.
MEC Xolile Nqatha personally delivered the news to Dalindyebo, handing over a new white BMW X4 SUV, a petrol card and even a cellphone.
The king was in a jovial mood and learnt that he will also be given three support staff courtesy of the department to work in his administration office.
Dalindyebo will be earning a R1.2 million salary had has the benefit of a R10 000 petrol allowance to boot.
Briefly.co.za reported that former acting king Prince Azenathi had been booted from his position by the government.
Following a bitter rivalry between the father and son over who will rule the roost after the former's return from prison in December, Azenathi's claim to the throne has been questioned.
His father has denied his son, demanding a DNA test to prove that the man who ruled the kingdom in his absence is truly blood.
Azenathi has taken the matter to court, challenging the recognition of his father by the provincial government at the Mthatha High Court.
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