Incumbent President, Joseph Chebonkeng, was re-elected.
The 27th General Session or national Bible conference of the Cameroon Baptist Convention CBC, that held in First Baptist Church Ndu from March 27 to 31, 2012 saw the election of a new spiritual head or General Secretary for the church. Forty-two-year old Rev. Godwill Ncham Chiatoh won with 792 votes as against Rev. Dr Paul Mukake's 607 votes.
The incumbent President of the CBC, Joseph Chebonkeng Kalabubse was re-elected with 1,169 votes against 225 for Raphael Ngwang, his challenger. Mrs Elizabeth Sama Ndi also edged out Mrs Elizabeth Mbeng to retain the position of CBC Women's Union President; while Justice Bethy Luma was re-elected Vice President of the CBC, defeating Rev. Shadrack Vegah. Albert Luma becomes the President of the Men's Fellowship while Rene Kwala henceforth leads the Youths of the Convention
Holder of a Master of Divinity degree from the West African Theological Seminary in Lagos, Nigeria and a Bachelor's degree in Theology from the Cameroon Baptist Theological School (CBTS), Ndu, Rev. Godwill's services in church ministry span over 11 years since he was ordained in 2001. The former Bamenda Field Pastor and CBC Youth Pastor, succeeds Rev. Donald Ndichafah who declined to run for another four-year term.
Present at the event was the Senior Divisional Officer, SDO for Donga Mantung, Zeke Theophile who hailed the CBC for supporting government's development efforts especially in the health domain. It also emerged from the gathering that there are plans to transform Mbingo Baptist Hospital in Boyo Division, North West Region into a university teaching hospital. The President of the CBC, Joseph Chebonkeng revealed that a scheme has been conceived to take care of retired pastors.
The theme of this year's General Session was "Living according to the timeline of Jesus Christ" that challenged Christians to stand by the salvation of Jesus Christ in the face of the new doctrine of materialism, prosperity and miracles. Rev. Ndzi Jones Ngeh of Trinity Baptist Church, Douala was the guest speaker. Meetings of Men, Women and Youths, the General Council, business sessions, praise and worship, presentations by Boys' Brigade and 3H Girls and the dedication of elected officers, characterised the event.