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Ex-Mangcongo MP Oneboy Zikalala grabs house,cars and bank savings belonging to late girlfriend,relatives says he wanted to marry deceased during funeral as per Customary Law.

Sunday, 28th April, 2024

MBABANE:Oneboy Zikalala, the former Mangcongco Member of Parliament(MP) has been accused of grabbing a house, cars and bank savings belonging to the late businesswoman Dumsile Isabel Msibi who was his girlfriend.

When asked by relatives of the deceased why he grabbed the properties as they were not legally married, the former MP allegedly promised to marry the deceased girlfriend during her funeral in terms of Eswatini Law and Custom.

“He promised to marry her during the funeral but that did happen”, said a relative of the deceased.

Responding to this Swaziland News on Sunday evening,the former MP alleged that,his girlfriend refused to be married saying,as she had no parents,the lobola cattle would be benefited by his brother yet they were not in good terms. 

“We stayed together for seventeen(17) years and when I tried to marry her and pay lobola, she refused saying the cattle would benefit his brother yet they were not in good terms. Ngatfola kutsi abavani kulelikhaya.Nyalo beta kuwe kodvwa abakaze bete ka-Zikalala batobika lenkinga”, said the former MP when responding to editor Zweli Martin Dlamini.

When asked why he grabbed the home and the cars, the former MP said, the properties belonged to him not the girlfriend.

It is alleged that,the ex-MP married another woman within two(2) years after the death of his girlfriend who was a businesswoman.

Ex-Mangcongo MP Oneboy Zikalala grabs house,cars and bank savings belonging to late girlfriend,relatives says he wanted to marry deceased during funeral as per Customary Law.
The late Isabel Msibi.