This body shall be known and called the “Nigerian Baptist Convention”, The title of the corporate body shall be “The registered Trustees of Nigerian Baptist Convention”.
The following terms when used in this constitution shall be understood as follows:-
To be a foremost Christ-like missionary organization in Nigeria, Africa and the whole world.
To be a community of believers that represent Christ by proclaiming the gospel, discipling believers, caring and developing Churches to be involved in holistic ministries – evangelistic, social and healing – and collaborating with other Christian agencies across the globe.
The Nigerian Baptist Convention shall consist of all Baptist churches in Nigeria that desire a general organization for Christian service which shall fully respect the independence and equal rights of the churches that work together under the accepted Declaration of the Principles and Objectives set forth in this Constitution and who are willing to accept the responsibilities and privileges of the organization.