Little Saneie said: “I told my mother that I wanted to get married because I really did want to.
“I’m happy that I married Helen – but I will go to school and study hard.
“When I’m older I will marry a lady my own age.
“I chose Helen because I love her and although we don’t live together all the time we meet at the dumping site where my mother works regularly.”
The boy originally married his wife after he claimed he was told by his dead ancestors to wed.
In any case, his family amazingly let their most youthful child wed the 62-year-old and gave a £500 blessing to the bride and spent a further £1,000 for the huge day.
What’s more, the youngster would not rest until South African conventions were respected and a subsequent function occurred to make the marriage official.
His 47-year-old mum Patience Masilela stated: “Sanele was fine and he was upbeat about the service a year ago and it what he needed – he was not modest.
“He was only glad to get hitched, energized and was not humiliated about it. To such an extent he needed to do it once more.
“After the wedding a year ago individuals continue asking them inquiry like will they live respectively, rest together, have babies however I continue disclosing to them that after the wedding everything returned to ordinary nothing changed.
“It was nice celebrate with a wedding once more, it was after all a calling from the ancestors.
“By doing this we made the ancestors happy. If we hadn’t done what my son had asked then something bad would have happened in the family.”
The bride, who is mature enough to be the youngster’s grandma, has kids matured somewhere in the range of 28 and 38. She yesterday said she was content with the plan.
“One day Sanele would grow normally and have family of his own and get married one day, all this ceremony is for making ancestors happy.
“We are playing.”
The couple did not sign a marriage certificate and do not have to live together. Both have gone back to their regular lives.
Mrs Shabangu’s husband of 30 years attended both wedding ceremonies along with the couples five children.
He said: “My kids and I are happy because we don’t have a problem with her marrying the boy – and I don’t care what other people say.