Death toll from floods in Nigeria climbs to 95

Nigeria: Death toll from floods climbs to 95

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:22 am

The dying toll from floods in Nigeria has risen to 95, in accordance to local media reports Wednesday.

Sixteen extra people had been killed in floods brought on with the aid of heavy rains in 19 regions of Jigawa state, Alhaji Yusuf Sani Babura, govt secretary of the Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), told reporters.

Thousands of human beings have end up homeless and tens of heaps of hectares of cultivated land have been submerged.

The wet season runs from June to September in West Africa.

Other countries in the place such as Burkina Faso, Niger and Senegal additionally experienced flooding this year.