The trio are alleged to have at different times converted over 100 million meant for the payments of contractors who executed contract job for Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC to personal use
When the charge was read to the accused persons, they pleaded not guilty to the charge.
One of the counts reads,
"Partsmaster Oil and Gas Limited, Gregory Eriyamrernu, Frank Ugen And Harriman Isa Oyofo sometime between June and August 2010 at Warri in the Warri judicial division of the High Court of Delta State, stole the sum of N32,003,488.38 (Thirty two million, three thousand, four hundred and eighty eight Naira, thirty six kobo) being money meant for payment to Ogbo Ode &Co. for contract job executed for Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) by fraudulently converting the said sum to your own use.
In view of their plea, counsel to the Commission, Kayode Oni asked the court to fix a date for the commencement of trial.
Justice Uloho adjourned the case to April 7, 2017 for commencement of trial and ordered the accused persons to continue on their bail.