Taking premise from the 1923 Santiago league of Nations, through the 1946 Codification of Women issues in the founding documents of the United Nations, to the periodic World Conferences on Women and, the plethora of related Summits and Covenants (regionally and nationally), gender consciousness has systematically and indispensably asserted itself on the priority list of humanity. “The campaign for the advancement of women has stirred wide spread recognition of their indispensable role in addressing the critical issues facing the world” (United Nations, 1995:3). In recent time gender issue is listed as an important perspective of the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and the NEEDS.
The history of nations states and civilizations have clearly shown that well- focused, transparent and visionary leaders have played strategic roles in the socio-economic, political and ideological transformation of their countries. They uplifting not only the destiny of their countries in the international system, but also creating a path to sustainable development and good governance for their countries. Therefore, the leadership question in Nigeria has becomes a reoccurring issues in the discourse on Nigeria’s development and transformation agenda aspirations respectively.
The inevitability of interpersonal relationships in the human society as it is experienced gives rise to the evaluation of actions as conforming or not to moral standards. It is a social fact that cultures differ and if moral sentiments are enshrined in cultural prescriptions, it can be said that moral codes in one culture or society may differ from that of another. However, on what terms canthe diverse standards in each society be justified in all instances of evaluating human moral actions?