On 19 October 2017 His Excellency President Jacob Zuma unveiled a life-size statue of Mr Oliver Reginald Tambo at the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. The ceremony formed part of the O.R. Tambo centenary celebrations held across the country under the theme “Life and Legacy of OR Tambo”. During the ceremony President Zuma also unveiled a bust and officially renamed the Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) auditorium and tower after the liberation struggle icon, to further honour Mr Tambo.