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Just when you’re thinking of economic hardship or how you’ve been ravaged by the thought of having nothing to eat for the day, 19 Rolls Royce was reportedly delivered to the King of Swaziland, Mswati III Mswati.
The expensive cars were his gifts for his more than a dozen wives-a way of saying thank you to his bevvy of ladies in his palace.
While some people say he has 15 wives, some say the King’s wives are more up to 20, but that can’t be confirmed.
It was also gathered one of the vehicles is a customised Rolls Royce Cullinan SUV, for no other person than himself.
InfomediaNG saw a report on Twitter “4 trucks loaded with 20 Rolls Royce and one Rolls Royce Cullinan” were delivered to the small African country.
In a 25-second video a verified twitter handle @IamMzilikazi shared online purportedly shows the cars being driven out from the point of delivery to be delivered to the new owners.
“Amidst all the economic challenges eSwazitini, King Mswati III yesterday decided to bless his wives with very expensive wheels,” Mzilikazi wa Afrika.
Another report from eSwatini’s Ministry of Information Communications and Technology, confirmed that the King had indeed bought the vehicles. The source reportedly said the vehicles arrived on Tuesday.
The exact number of delivered cars was not revealed by the ministry.
Recall that violent clashes broke out eSwatini last week with government workers complaining about the high living costs in the monarch.
According to News24, the protests were in relation to the workers accusing King Mswati III of draining public coffers at the expense of his subjects.
King Mswati III is known for lavish lifestyle just like every other African leader.