|Birth||1942, Zaria, Nigeria|
Suleiman Saidu is a retired Nigerian Navy Rear Admiral who served as Chief of Naval Staff from September to November 1993.
Saidu was appointed military governor of Rivers State, Nigeria from July 1978 to October 1979 during the military regime of General Olusegun Obasanjo, handing over power to the elected civilian governor Melford Obiene Okilo at the start of the Nigerian Second Republic.
Rear Admiral Suleiman Saidu was confirmed by General Sani Abacha as Chief of Naval Staff in September 1993.
He was later replaced by Rear Admiral Allison Madueke for the sake of ethnic balancing.