The Royal Order of the Elephant of Godenu

Under the Protection of Togbe Osei III

Introduction

The Royal Order of the Elephant of Godenu is the most senior Order of Merit awarded by the Togbe and is given only for outstanding achievements and support undertaken for the beneffit of Godenu.

The Togbe of Godenu is the Grand Master of the Order.

Grades of the Order

There are four grades awarded in the Royal Order of the Elephant of Godenu. The Grand Master has the power to issue a commemorative medal of the Order if judged to be warranted. 

Privileges 

Recipients are entitled to use the postnominal corresponding to their grade in the Order. Recipients at the rank of Grand Cross and Grand Cross with Collar are entitled to use the prefix style of “His or Her Excellency”. Recipients at the rank of Commander or Knight/Dame are entitled to use the preffix style of “The Honourable”.


The Order is usually granted for life in all grades. Only rarely, at the Grand Cross level, may it be granted as an hereditary dignity to reward exceptional service to the Royal House.

All members are entitled to wear the appropriate Insignia for their grade in the Order. ​​​Members are allowed to use the Order’s Insignia in their heraldry reflecting the appropriate grade.

 

Order of Wear








Heraldry







Insignia



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