Nigeria floods worsen food shortages

Floods in Nigeria are causing a heavy loss of life and of crops, raising fears in agricultural communities.

Flooding and heavy rains are affecting many parts of Nigeria.

Dozens of people have been killed and crops have been lost, raising fears of a food shortage.

As the rains peak in a few weeks’ time, many farming communities living in Nigeria’s fertile basins are bracing for more losses, with wider implications on country’s agricultural output.

Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Modaci, Nigeria.