In separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Osogbo, some civil servants in the state expressed their determination to work hard in 2014.
Mrs Antonia Olalekan, a civil servant, said she had resumed work with a determination to render better services to the state government and the people of the state.
“I have made up my mind to be productive this year and to make a huge difference at my work place and the community.
“My intention is to acquire more knowledge so that I can improve on what I give to humanity because my service is to humanity through the state and Nigeria in general”, she said.
Mr Moshood Alao, also a civil servant, expressed the hope that the government would help workers by training and retraining them in capacity building to improve efficiency at work.
“I intend doing all that I can to improve on my job, I am going to upgrade myself by reading, as you know, reading is leading”, he said.
“I hope that the government will train and retrain civil servants through seminars and workshops which will be beneficial to our service delivery and productivity in the state.
“I want to urge all civil servants to perform their duties with the fear of God and to do all they can to make a difference this year”.