GMA artist Alden Richards will portray as PO3 John Lloyd Sumbilla, one of the 44 SAF troopers who died in Mamasapano encounter last January 25. PO3 Sumbilla’s life will be aired on GMA public affairs show ‘Wish Ko Lang’ as a Valentine’s Day presentation.
The episode will focus not only on PO3 Sumbilla’s journey as a police but also as a husband to his wife. His wife is pregnant to their first child.
Mrs. Sumbilla’s hesitation to allow his husband to go to Oplan Exodus will also be shown in the story.
Alden shared in his interview with 24 Oras that he considers this project as an honor to portray the life of one of our country’s protector. It is also a challenge and a new responsibility for him as an artist.