We are expected, by our people, to work together, help each other and develop the north; not to make enemies. Because we see things differently, that is where arguments start sometimes.
(Translation) Mr. Speaker, I don't have much else to say, but I would like to thank everyone for their assistance to me, especially our Clerk. I would especially like to thank our Clerk. Since he became the Clerk, he has assisted me a great deal. Every time I ask him questions, he gives me answers. He advises me about how it would be best to do my work. I'm sure he has helped all of us. He works hard and never seems to hesitate to help or do his job. Even though he has helped us a lot, we have never given him anything. Since I won't becoming back, I would like to thank him, especially. To show my gratitude, I would like to present him with something, even though it's small, to show my gratitude.
I will be back, but I will give him what I want to give him, Mr. Speaker. (Translation ends)
Mr. Speaker, I supplied the materials for what is in that box and my wife did the hard labour for making the things in that box.
I also would like to thank people who have helped me in the past, specifically Don Stewart. He taught me how to be a politician.
He passed away not too long ago. Also, Pete Fraser and others who aren't here right now, but they are still alive and I would like to thank them. I hope future generations will be settled in their communities better, because everything is happening too fast in the north, especially since the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner ran the government. Things are happening, but they don't just happen overnight, they take time.
Mr. Speaker, I would like to finish off by saying to those people who are going to run again, good luck. I hope you get back and I know for sure there will be a lot more new faces in the 13th Assembly. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.