Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate), made the disclosure on Monday.
Enang said the president would be in the state with Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling party, and other leaders of the party.
He said the party would use the opportunity to formally present the party’s flag to APC gubernatorial candidates of Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Rivers and Delta respectively.
“President Muhammadu Buhari and 2019 presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress candidate will be in Akwa Ibom on December 28 to flag off the 2019 campaign of the APC,” he said.
“He will be coming with the national chairman of the party and the national leaders of the party. The sitting governors of the party and other governorship candidate of the party
“He will be here to formally launch his campaign and flag off the 2019 presidential election campaign.”
According to him, the campaign will kick off in Akwa Ibom because the state has accepted the president fully and the state is ripe for harvest by the party.