In recent times, fans and colleagues of Mavin records boss Don Jazzy have always wondered how and where he makes money from apart from music, especially when Forbes placed him as the richest musician in Africa.
NET instigations have now revealed that Don Jazzy, apart from music, is also a BIG player in the oil and gas industry.
He floated Mavin Energy Limited in May 2012 alongside his kid brother, James Collins fondly called ‘General’ or ‘Jay Mavin’. Mavin Energy currently supplies Petroleum Products to homes, public establishments, large industries, construction companies, power companies and both Federal/State Parastatals and Agencies.
Mavin Energy, which is located at Road A2, House A004, Nicon Town, Lekki, Lagos, also arranges and construct tanks for customers who don’t have the facility, it constructs tanks from as little as 500 liters to 33,000 liters.
James Collins Is Often Regarded as a serial entrepreneur and businessman, he has a son who is fondly called Tiger Mavin, and before he relocated to Nigeria in 2010, he used to run a nightclub in London called, Club Da Boss.
In an interview with WhiitAfrica in August 2013, James Collins said:
“I started my business like every young entrepreneur studying the needs of our society and evaluating the solutions. It has not been an easy ride but with determination, focus and teamwork we have become one of the fastest growing energy companies in Nigeria.
Our source of motivation comes from so many aspects, but most especially from increased customers satisfaction and accretion demands for our services. Yes I owe part of my business success to my brother Don Jazzy because his enigmatic personality has attracted people to seek our services but as the famous saying goes to whom much is given much is expected. People expect a lot from Mavin Energy so I make sure I put in extra effort and time to make sure we increase our market share in the energy sector.”