The training, involving the correctional service armed squad, military, police, civil defence and immigration, is to forestall future jailbreaks.
The controller briefed the brigade commander on the security arrangements already in place and other dynamics of the collaborations.
Mr Effiong was on July 27 unlawfully sent to one month imprisonment by Akwa-Ibom chief judge Ekaette Obot for purported “contempt”.
The Enugu Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) says it has beefed up security in its Enugu, Nsukka and Oji-River custodial centres.
The commissioner said the deployment was to prevent a repeat of the Kuje prison jailbreak that occurred on July 5.
Among the 90 inmates’ fines that were settled and compensated, ten were on death row.
Mr Umar takes over from Francis Enobore, who served in that capacity for seven years and has retired from service.
The programme is targeted at convicts from the Maximum Security Custodial Centre, Kirikiri, Apapa, and Maximum Security Custodial Centre, Ikoyi.
The inmates recently graduated from the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).
Hoodlums had on January 4 attacked and freed inmates at the Police Divisional Headquarters in Okirika, Rivers.