Statue of Tambo unveiled in Mbizana

Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle unveiled a life size bronze statue of antiapartheid leader and longestserving ANC president Oliver Tambo at his Mbizana hometown yesterday.

TOWERING FIGURE: Premier Phumulo Masualle officially unveils the statue of the ANC’s longest-serving president, Oliver Tambo, in his birth town of Mbizana PICTURE: SUPPLIED

The 1.7m statue cost R1.2million and was sculpted by the Koketso group, a company affiliated with Tambo’s son, Dali.

It is a second statue to be unveiled in the rural town as there already is another one at his Nkantolo village – which was burnt at a heritage site two years ago.

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