The Royal Order of the Lion of Godenu
The Royal Order of the Lion of Godenu is an Order of Merit granted by Togbe Osei III to recognize and reward good and virtuous deeds performed for the beneffit of Godenu.
The Togbe is the Grand Master of the Order.
Grades of the Order
There are six grades awarded in the Royal Order of the Lion of Godenu.
The Grand Master has the power to issue a commemorative medal of the Order if judged to be warranted.
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 Grand Offficer or Commander are entitled to use the prefix style of “The Honourable”. No other ranks in the Order are entitled to the use of a prefix style.
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 also allowed to use the Order’s Insignia in their heraldry reflecting the appropriate grade.
Order of wear
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