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94-year-old father of 100 children marries 4 new wives, vows to add more

It is no secret that the population of females in the world is more than that of males but a certain 94-year-old man has arrogated to himself the responsibility to breach the wide gap, and he is doing his best.

94-year-old father of 100 children marries 4 new wives, vows to add more

Nulu Ssemakula from Ruyonza, a largely polygamous village in Uganda currently has 19 wives with whom he has sired over 100 children, while some of the women are still pregnant.

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Reports say he recently married four new wives and unapologetically said he hopes to marry more and have more children, although some of his children also have grandchildren already.

His youngest child is reportedly 10 months old now and the youngest wife, who is 24 years old is pregnant. 

The polygamous man is said to be currently living with 66 of his young children.

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Ssemakula married his first wife in 1952 and then added more other women not too long after, and that has been the trend since.

“I, unfortunately, lost four of my wives while others who needed more than I could afford, I let them go. But they left me with children; I will still marry more if I still have more years and even have more children. In children and wives, is where I find my pleasure. That is my true wealth,” he is quoted as saying.

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According to Daily Monitor, Ssemakula has set up a mosque and a primary school (Kiyombero Primary School), a coffee huller and a dairy milk cooling machine in the village to cater for his family. Surrounded by the homes of his children and grandchildren, Ssemakula’s home is a relatively huge house with red iron sheets. The house is accessed by only one entry where the old man is often seated on a bench as he watches over his “empire”.

It is a typical agricultural homestead and the family provides the much-needed manpower for the vast coffee plantation.

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